Tuesday, 1 January 2013

How to wear printed pants

Printed pants are in spotlight.  If you are bored of regular denims, take a cue from these stylish supers and opt for some colorful and patterned slacks! Whether you are looking to add a pop of tropical prints into a daytime ensemble or need something to wear to your next cocktail party, this round up of printed pants will fit each and every one of your style needs.

How to wear printed pants

1. Larger and bolder prints tend to draw the eye so these styles are best for taller women and women who want to show off their toned legs. Petite women look better in prints that are smaller.   

2. Printed pants look great with solid tops including blouses, tee's, and tanks. For a more polished and balanced look be sure the color of the top matches at least one of the colors in the pants.  And if you are a little more daring try mixing prints, but remember the prints for the top and pants should be within the same color scheme. 

3. Remember to go simple with the accessories. Avoid bold statement necklaces and printed scarves because they draw attention away from the printed pants. A simple necklace, earrings, or bracelet works great with this look.

4. Pair your print pants with blazer or jacket to get that classic look.

5. Lastly don't  forget your heels





Geometric print Pants

Leopard print

Snake print

Diy print

Floral print

 Celebrity wearing print pants 
(Image courtesy: alittlebitofash.com)


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Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Nose contouring and highlighting technique...

Nose contouring is a nifty trick worth mastering if you wish to sculpt your nose using highlighting and contouring techniques. If you want taller and more defined nose check our below tutorial

Things you will need
  • Matte dark eyeshadow or any shadow which is two shades darker than your skin tone / the Contouring powder/Matte bronzer
  • Contouring brush
  • Highlighter
  • Highlighter brush

Step one
Nothing has been done to my face in this image. This is how my nose looks before contouring



Step 2
Take eyeshadow or contour powder on your brush and draw lines like I did.  
I have drawn lines on sides of my nose. 
As you can see I have drawn line from the beginning of my brow dragging it down till the end and I have joined it. 
You can draw this line by any flat brush. 

If you have contour powder and brush then you don't have to draw lines. Just dab brush in powder and apply it on sides.




Step three
Then with your contour brush blend that powder on the sides of your nose. Make sure that you are blending powder only on the sides and not on the bridge of the nose.





Step four
Now add some highlighter on the bridge of your nose



Tada you are done

M sharing before and after pics just to show you what difference it makes



If you are confused or scared of doing it then I will suggest that first try it at home 
Take matte dark brown lip liner draw same lines like I did and blend it with you fingers gently on the sides and you will see a defined nose for sure.

Try it and let me know

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Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Beaded nails/caviar nails

I must say beaded nails are the best. They are so much fun and very easy to do. You can opt for Ciate caviar which are expensive or you can buy your beads from local crafts store.

Today I am showing you a tutorial on how i did my beaded nails  

For this you will need
  • Nail Paint
  • Beads
  • Tweezers
  • Topcoat
  • small dish 




Steps
  1. Apply base coat and let it dry
  2. Then apply first coat of nail paint and let it dry
  3. Then apply second coat of nail paint
  4. Work on one nail at a time. Now take the top coat and apply near your cuticles and immediately when the topcoat is wet add beads with the help of tweezers on top coat so that they can stick well, same i did on all the four sides of nail. adjust the bead with tweezers or if excess remove it with tweezers.
  5. You can add some bright dark colors on sides and just leave it or fill inside with other fun color
  6.  I fill inside with the same green color.




After doing all the sides again I added topcoat inside and added beads and this is how it looks





Finally add topcoat on it and let it dry 
Voila and you are done


 If you have crafts store beads then you just have to pour it on topcoat and press it to fix and apply topcoat


Sephora is having some really good Ciate caviar mini bar with funnel inside
You can get this in any sephora store or sephora online.

 * Or you can make your own beads at home. From craft store bring smallest beads of different colors and mix all together and you will get almost same color like Ciate. However craft store beads are having holes in it while Ciate beads are not having any holes. 

Beaded nails will last upto 2-3 days depends on how much you work.
If you are going for party or any special occasion then I will say you can try beaded nails.

Patterns you can try
  1. You can play with single color
  2. Try five color for five nails
  3. or two color for alternate nails
  4. Or try to stick beads only on tips of your nail
  5. Or only near your cuticles
  6. Instead of using micro bead try using big beads they look great
  7. Bead only half of your nail

My personal favorite is black caviar nails


Image courtesy: http://www.ciate.co.uk


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Sunday, 18 November 2012

How to make your lashes look dense...

Thick eyelashes are every women's dream. Lashes can dramatically change the look. Sometimes you just have you use little makeup to make them look fuller. Today m sharing one quick trick how you can make your lashes look dense.

For this you will need
  • Black eyeshadow
  • Push eyeliner brush

Steps

1. The way you apply eyeliner or shadow to your lower water line, same way you can apply eyeshadow or cream eyeliner to upper water line and if you are using pencil eyeshadow sharp that pencil to get that dark color.

2. Hold your upper eyelid take some shadow in your brush and just push it into your eyelashes gently. You can fill your eyelashes from above of your eye or from inside anyways which you are comfortable with. I do it from inside.
 
3. I personally prefer doing half way this gives my eyes the perfect shape and it looks very natural.



In below Images you can see the difference. 
Left image i have not used anything on my eye and on right i have used eyeshadow.



Second image
 

Third image with mascara




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Sometimes,you just have to use a little make-up to make them look thicker

Read more: How to Get Long and Dense Eyelashes | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5884633_long-dense-eyelashes.html#ixzz2Cdq08mcY
Sometimes,you just have to use a little make-up to make them look thicker

Read more: How to Get Long and Dense Eyelashes | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5884633_long-dense-eyelashes.html#ixzz2Cdq08mcY

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Golden eyeshadow tutorial

Hello everyone,

On this festive season m doing a tutorial on golden eye makeup.
Hope you all like it 

For this you will need
  • Eyebrow pencil and brush for grooming brows
  • Eyeshadow palette
  • Eyeshadow application brush
  • Eyeshadow blending brush
  • Eyeliner
  • Mascara 
  • Concealer/foundation/primer
 

Tutorial

1.   Apply eyebrow pencil on your brows groom your brows with brush
2.  Apply primer/foundation/concealer on your eyelids and around your eyes
3.  Apply light shimmery color on your eyelids



4.  Apply dark brown color on your crease. keep your eye open and with flat brush apply it on your crease.



5.  Now apply any golden/bronze color on your eyelids and on your lower eyelids. Check which color looks best for your skin tone.


6. Now blend brown eyeshadow with blending brush and apply highlighter near your brows


 7. Complete the look with eyeliner and mascara



8. Final look




Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Sephora color pop-up store/Color daze blockbuster reviews and swatches...


And finally on Diwali I got my Sephora palette for which i waited for 6 months as I missed the previous palette :(  The day I came to know Sephora have launched new palette we just head down to the store and my husband gifted me color pop-up.

Product name: Sephora color pop-up store/sephora color daze blockbuster palette
SGD: 69$
Available: Any sephora outlet, Sephora.com, Ebay.com and Amazon.com 

What palette includes:
  • 48 waterproof eyeshadow
  • 48 lip glosses
  • 6 lip top coats
  • 12 cream eyeliners
  • 3 blushes
  • 6 eye top coat
  • 6 eye,lip and cheek creams (3in1)
  • 3 luminizers
  • 3 brushes
  • 1 mirror

The Box

Actual box
This is how it opens

Left side you will find all the eyeshadows and on right all lip glosses
Nude eyeshadows in between with good mirror and 3 brushes










 







M sharing some closeup pics just to let you know the texture
  • Eyeshadows




  • Nude eyeshadows

Eyeshadow Reviews & Swatches


  • You will find all kind of texture eyshadows in this palette glitter shimmer,matte or cream
  • To my surprise their staying power is really long. 
  • From smokey eyes to all the pinks and blues and greens and neon colors this palette have everything with different texture.
  • All are waterproof
  • Cream eyeshadows glides well (3in1cream) in just two strokes it was all over my eyelids.









  • Lip glosses


Pinks


Nudes

Lip gloss Reviews and swatches


  • This palette is having some fantastic colors and very pigmented (purples, pinks,browns,corals,maroon,red, wine n nude colors)
  • Some shades are shimmery some are glossy
  • In this palette you will find 6 lip top coat with amazing colors.
  • For dark colors only two strokes are enough to get that color on your lips.
  • Staying power again is really good 6 to 7 hours. I had my breakfast and then lunch still my lip gloss was not faded.
  • All colors are wearable.
  • If you are getting so many pigmented colors with good staying power in one palette nobody is going to check the quantity of the product.










  • Eye, cheeks and lip cream 3in 1






3in1 cream Reviews and swatches


  • Nice wearable colors
  • Product is very creamy
  • Glides very easily
  • Good staying power
  • Waterproof 
  • Very pigmented



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  • Eyeliners

This is the best part of palette 12 cream eyeliners




Eyeliner Reviews and swatches
  • I have used just one stroke to get that color
  • Good staying power
  • Very pigmented
  • Wearable colors (black, brown,blue, golden,purple and white)  
  • Very creamy 
  • From office wear to party wear you will find all the colors








  • Blushes
Cream and powder blushes
 Blushes Reviews and swatches
  • Blushes again are pigmented
  • Colors are wearable 
  • Gives nice shimmery look 
  • Their is a color for every skin tone
 



For olive skin tone


For pale skin tone


For tan skintone

  •  Eye top coat








  • Luminizers




Overall review of product: 
***** 5star product

Pros

  1. Nice wearable colors
  2. Very pigmented
  3. Good staying power 
  4. Compact box
  5. Good size mirror 
  6. Travel friendly

Cons

  1. Brushes are not good


Will i buy it again: yes definitely m very happy with this product where you can experiment everyday with new colors and new texture. 


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